What?!!

Overheard last night while superman, who is almost 5, was talking to my best friend’s daughter, who just turned three: “Hi B. How are you? What are you doing? oh. What are you wearing? The pink jammies?” I didn’t know if I should laugh or cry. It’s a little early for that kind of late…

A Sweet Dose of Humble Pie

Taking care of my kids is a full time job. Even if I’m at work, teaching other people’s children, my mind is racing and planning the next swim lesson, soccer game, therapy appointment or class party for my own two boys. It is a wonderfully exhausting and deliciously exhilirating thing, this mothering business. And for…

Super Trooper

“Mommy….sing that song again!” “You’re like a super trooper….” “Again!” “Lights are gonna find you…..” “Mommy, I LOVE that song!! I LOVE ABBA! Yes, Abba. Good old Abba. And as a kid I had the record; my first real piece of music. I played that record, over and over and over again. And my sister…

All Things "Kaboom"

Every year, around July 1st, my husband begins to get a glazed look in his eyes. This is about the time they set up the local firework booths near our house. This is also the time of year I fear for our bank account. It never fails that by the time July 4th rolls around,…